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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Padilla - Senior Account Executive - Corporate Communications

If you’re passionate about driving communication results for clients – and experienced in corporate communications – Padilla wants to hear from you.

We’re an integrated communications firm that’s ready to add an experienced senior account executive to our corporate communications team. The ideal candidate will possess broad-based corporate communications experience, solid business acumen, as well as a familiarity with the financial services industry and/or a solid grasp of financial/accounting concepts. Strong client-interaction, project management and presentation skills are a must.  Candidate must be highly adept at the full range of integrated communications disciplines, including: traditional media relations, digital and social media, brand/marketing support. Some experience in investor relations a plus.
Padilla is looking for a poised and knowledgeable professional with 5+ years of public relations experience in corporate communications, prior agency experience is preferred.
Excellent writing, client/team management and leadership skills are critical. The ideal candidate will bring communications planning, program implementation and management, and a record of delivering superior program results for clients.
Think you’re a fit? Come be a part of Padilla, one of the largest employee-owned communications agencies in North America.

Responsibilities:
  • Spearhead strategic communication campaigns
  • Implement client initiatives, including development and execution of public relations programs, budgets, and timelines
  • Effectively manage team to produce high quality work that meets client objectives and budgets
  • Establish and build strong relationships across multiple industries, including financial services
  • Identify prospective clients and develop new business individually and as a member of designated teams
  • Drive projects with plans that include timelines, task assignments and budgets
  • Ability to effectively present and lead client and new business meetings
  • Travel as needed for client meetings and special events
Skills:
  • Bachelor degree in communications, public relations, business, journalism or related field
  • Five or more years of progressive professional experience
  • Excellent writing and media relations skills
  • Strong verbal and presentation skills, and poised with clients
  • Computer proficiency and advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Database management proficiency
  • On- and off-line research proficiency, including use of popular search engines and proprietary research tools
  • Effective time management skills
  • Demonstrated desire for continuous learning
Padilla is an employee-owned firm and an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer an exceptional work environment, which contributed to our recognition as America’s “Top Agency to Work For”.
Our clients span various industries, including technology, food/beverage/consumer products, agriculture, manufacturing, health care, retail, financial and more. Our staff includes experts in marketing communications, crisis/critical issues management, employee communications, investor relations, market/opinion research, digital media, creative design, media relations and public affairs.
Excellence. Integrity & Truthfulness. Generosity. Innovation & Creativity. Service & Servant Leadership. Inclusion. That's who we strive to be. And we’re seeking entrepreneurial individuals who want to grow with us.

Thanks for considering Padilla. We encourage you to visit us at www.padillaco.com

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.